Compare And Contrast Animism And Buddhism

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Animism was the first ever religion to grace the world, hailing from Africa over 100,000 years ago. As the world evolved, more and more people converted themselves into different doctrines that would make up the over 4,100 religions that we have today.
Two are Judaism and Buddhism.
Buddhism started with a man called Siddhartha Gautama, the ancient Buddha that started it all. He was born in Lumbini (in present-day Nepal) during the 5th century BCE. The religion is one of the most prominent religions in the world, boasting 400 million people being its followers.
Judaism is the religion of Abraham and the Hebrews, and they follow one god called Yahweh. It started in 1800 BCE. The belief has a total of 14 million believers all around the world.
Today, we look at why the two religions are more similar
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Followers of Buddhism believe that there is only one Buddha, while followers of Judaism think that there is only one God, Yahweh. Yahweh is the original Hebrew title of God in the Bible. Jews usually do not pronounce this name, because they think that the name is too merciful to say. These two religions have a connection because they both believe in a person that is supposed to have a spiritual relationship with God.

Another similarity that these two religions have is that they both have the basic rules of behavior. This similarity highlights how both Buddhism and Judaism are more uniform compared to other religions such as Christianity. Even though the Torah and the Five Precepts have different beliefs for their respective faiths, both of these two religions have an essential book of rules for the appropriate and model behavior.
The Jews have the Torah. The Torah is the first five books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. In its broadest sense, Torah is the entire body of Jewish
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